Category: World of Business

Ask a Stupid Question!

Friday is Ask A Stupid Question Day, so let's celebrate by asking questions!

A Pro’s Tips for Surviving a Conference

Conferences are always fun, and exhausting. That goes double when you are a presenter. Here are some tips to help you survive!

Two Tales of Modern Employment

Two different articles this week, from two very different news sources, highlighted a single truth for employees in the modern workforce: We are all being forced to become Risk Managers as more risk is forced upon us. Here are two ideas for reaching a more equitable middle ground.

Data Isn’t Everything

Not everything that is important can be quantified and measured. But not everything can be identified based on the human instinct side either. A balance must be struck for the clearest vision and best guidance.

From Public to Proprietary

The ties that bind you when you are working within a Proprietary environment present challenges both to your organization and to your own career management strategy.

How a BA Makes a Great BA

The modern business analyst must be a master of people, processes and technology. Someone with a BA degree and/or a background in liberal arts is particularly well suited to this kind of challenge.

Don’t Just Represent…Be Aspirationally Representative

Almost any scandal in the business world involves poor oversight from a Board of Directors. For profits should take a page from the non-profit playbook to avoid them.

The Disturbing Implications of Shareholders as Business Conscience

When Shareholders are the last line of defense against bad business behavior, something is profoundly wrong.

Great Reads – Are There Any Good Jobs Left?

Bringing jobs back is one of the current refrains that can be heard from the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He is referring to the jobs that used to support a middle-class way of life in the US; jobs which required a high school diploma, maybe some technical training, and that one job could ...

Your Younger Employees are Frustrated: Here Is Why

Clearly young people are frustrated, and it's not limited to politics. Younger employees who are in the workforce are also frustrated at the biases they face at the office.